How to Find Surgical Technician Salaries?

Answer Surgical technicians--also called surgical technologists or scrub assistants--assist surgeons and circulating nurses in the operating room, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Surgica... Read More »

Top Q&A For: How to Find Surgical Technician Salaries

Does a surgical technician make more than an LPN?

A surgical tech with one to four years' experience averages $28,845 to $41,228 annually, according to, as of April 2010. A licensed practical nurse with the same amount of experience ... Read More »

How to Become a Surgical Technician in Minnesota?

Surgical technicians work under the direct supervision of doctors and nurses. Technicians, known as scrubs, work within well-lit rooms often standing for extend periods of time. Scrubs prepare surg... Read More »

What is a surgical scrub technician?

Surgical scrub technicians assist surgeons and other surgical personnel before, during and after surgical procedures. They prepare the operating room, sterilize surgical instruments and stock the n... Read More »

How long does it take to become a surgical technician?

Surgical technician programs can vary in length from about nine months to two years. Programs can lead to a certificate, diploma or associate's degree. Preferred candidates have seven years of prio... Read More »